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botanical name:
Angelica archangelica
Angelica archangelica © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Angelica
synonyms:  Angelica officinalis
family:  Apiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 2.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season:
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Short lived culinary and medicinal herb, often treated as a biennial. Upright and dramatic when fully grown with deeply divided green leaves and large heads of white or greenish-yellow flowers in late summer.

Likes a moist, slightly acid soil and preferably light shade.

Leaves and stems are edible.
The roots and leaves are used as a medicinal herb for the treatment of various ailments, including respiratory problems and anorexia.

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